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Anne Frank video on YouTube (6th October)

The only known video of Anne Frank is now on the Internet. It was an instant online success. Over 1.7 million people downloaded it in the first few days. The video is from a museum in Holland called the Anne Frank House. They released it as part of YouTube’s new Anne Frank Channel. The film is only 21 seconds long. It shows Anne, age 13, on the balcony of her apartment. There are just a few brief glimpses of her waving to a wedding party. The images of Anne were shot about a year before her family went into hiding from the Nazis.

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This new video is a very important part of history. Anne Frank is famous all over the world. She wrote a diary about hiding from the Nazis during World War II. She received the diary as a thirteenth birthday present. It helped teach millions of people about the horror of the Holocaust. ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ is one of the most widely read books ever. It is an amazing story of the last two years of her life. It is a warm but sad tale of her life in the attic. In 1999, ‘Time’ magazine listed her as one of the heroes of the 20th century.

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PHRASE MATCH

Match the following phrases from the article.

Paragraph 1

1.

The only

a.

glimpses

2

an instant

b.

downloaded it

3.

1.7 million people

c.

hiding

4.

only 21 seconds

d.

known video

5.

a few brief

e.

long

6.

went into

f.

online success

 

Paragraph 2

1.

a very important

a.

over the world

2

famous all

b.

sad tale

3.

It helped teach

c.

the 20th century

4.

one of most widely

d.

part of history

5.

a warm but

e.

millions of people

6.

one of the heroes of

f.

read books ever


LISTENING GAP FILL

The only known video of Anne Frank _______________ Internet. It was _______________ success. Over 1.7 million people downloaded it in the first few days. The video _______________ in Holland called the Anne Frank House. They released _______________ YouTube’s new Anne Frank Channel. The film is only 21 seconds long. It shows Anne, age 13, on the balcony of her apartment. There are just a _______________ of her waving to a wedding party. The images of Anne were shot about a year before her family _______________ from the Nazis.

This new video is a very important _______________. Anne Frank is famous all over the world. She wrote _______________ hiding from the Nazis during World War II. She received the diary as a thirteenth birthday present. It helped _______________ people about the horror of the Holocaust. ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ is one of _______________ books ever. It is an amazing story of the last two years of her life. It is _______________ tale of her life in the attic. In 1999, ‘Time’ magazine listed her as one _______________ the 20th century.


MULTIPLE CHOICE

The only (1) ____ video of Anne Frank is now on the Internet. It was an instant online success. Over 1.7 million people downloaded it in the first    (2) ____ days. The video is from a museum in Holland called the Anne Frank House. They released it (3) ____ part of YouTube’s new Anne Frank Channel. The film is only 21 seconds (4) ____. It shows Anne, age 13, on the balcony of her apartment. There are just a few brief glimpses of her waving to a wedding party. The images of Anne were (5) ____ about a year before her family went into hiding from the Nazis.

This new video is a very important part (6) ____ history. Anne Frank is famous all over the world. She wrote a diary about (7) ____ from the Nazis during World War II. She received the diary as a thirteenth birthday present. It helped teach millions of people about the (8) ____ of the Holocaust. ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ is one of the most widely read books ever. It is an amazing story of the (9) ____ two years of her life. It is a warm but sad tale of her life in the attic. In 1999, ‘Time’ magazine listed her as (10) ____ of the heroes of the 20th century.

Put the correct words from this table into the article.

1.

(a)

knew

(b)

known

(c)

knowing

2.

(a)

few

(b)

couple

(c)

numerous

3.

(a)

has

(b)

as

(c)

was

4.

(a)

length

(b)

longing

(c)

long

5.

(a)

shoot

(b)

shooting

(c)

shot

6.

(a)

of

(b)

at

(c)

by

7.

(a)

hidden

(b)

hiding

(c)

hide

8.

(a)

horror

(b)

horrible

(c)

horrific

9.

(a)

lasting

(b)

last

(c)

lasted

10.

(a)

only

(b)

once

(c)

one


SPELLING

Spell the jumbled words (from the text) correctly.

Paragraph 1

1.

The only nwokn video

2.

instant online ssscuce

3.

from a smumue

4.

brief plgsiems

5.

a wedding yrpta

6.

iihgnd from the Nazis

 

Paragraph 2

7.

part of sthoiry

8.

She wrote a ayrdi

9.

birthday enspetr.

10.

teach minslloi of people

11.

wyield read books

12.

rseheo of the 20th century


PUT THE TEXT BACK TOGETHER

Number these lines in the correct order.

(    )

called the Anne Frank House. They released it as part of YouTube’s new Anne Frank Channel. The film is only 21

(    )

one of the most widely read books ever. It is an amazing story of the last two years of her life. It is a warm but

(    )

success. Over 1.7 million people downloaded it in the first few days. The video is from a museum in Holland

(    )

diary about hiding from the Nazis during World War II. She received the diary as a thirteenth birthday

(    )

This new video is a very important part of history. Anne Frank is famous all over the world. She wrote a

(    )

sad tale of her life in the attic. In 1999, ‘Time’ magazine listed her as one of the heroes of the 20th century.

(    )

present. It helped teach millions of people about the horror of the Holocaust. ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ is

(    )

waving to a wedding party. The images of Anne were shot about a year before her family went into hiding from the Nazis.

(    )

seconds long. It shows Anne, age 13, on the balcony of her apartment. There are just a few brief glimpses of her

1  )

The only known video of Anne Frank is now on the Internet. It was an instant online


THE READING / TAPESCRIPT

With a partner, put the words back into the correct order.

1.

Frank     Anne     of     video     known     only     The.    

2.

instant     success     It     an     online     was.    

3.

it     downloaded     people     million     7     1     Over

4.

21     only     is     film     The     long     seconds.    

5.

hiding     Her     from     family     the     went     Nazis     into.    

6.

part     history     A     important     of     very.    

7.

13th    the    a    present    received    as    birthday    She    diary.   

8.

widely     most     of     One     ever     books     read.    

9.

story    amazing    An    life    her    of    years    two    last    the    of.   

10.

century     heroes     of     One     the     of     20th     the.    


DISCUSSION (Write your own questions)

STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)

1.

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2.

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5.

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6.

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STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)

1.

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3.

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4.

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5.

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6.

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WRITING

Write about Anne Frank for 10 minutes. Show your partner your paper. Correct each other’s work.

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HOMEWORK

1. VOCABULARY EXTENSION: Choose several of the words from the text. Use a dictionary or Google’s search field (or another search engine) to build up more associations / collocations of each word.

2. INTERNET: Search the Internet and find more information about Anne Frank. Talk about what you discover with your partner(s) in the next lesson.

3. MAGAZINE ARTICLE: Write a magazine article about Anne Frank. Include imaginary interviews with two people who went to the Anne Frank House museum. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your articles.

4. ANNE FRANK DAY: Create a plan for a World Anne Frank Day. What kinds of things will happen on this day? Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Give each other feedback on your plans.

5. LETTER: Write a letter to the boss of the Anne Frank House museum. Ask him/her three questions about Anne Frank. Give him/her three of your opinions on Anne Frank. Read what you wrote to your classmates in the next lesson. Your partner will answer the questions you asked.

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